You may be charged with a Class 4 felony if you are allegedly driving or in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence and impaired to the slightest degree by the use of drugs, alcohol or other substances, and are found to have one or more of the following:
The penalties for a first-time offense include (but are not limited to):
The penalties are increased for anyone who has a previous aggravated DUI conviction, or any prior felony conviction.
You will be facing Class 6 felony charges if you are allegedly driving or in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence and impaired to the slightest degree by the use of drugs, alcohol or substances, and are found to have a child (age 15 or younger) in the vehicle.
If you are convicted of an Aggravated Felony DUI DWI, it will stay on your criminal record forever and can be used against you in future cases. It will be considered a “prior felony conviction” in most circumstances, and used to enhance any penalties that you will be facing on subsequent felony charges, DUI or otherwise.
Let us help you understand your rights after an arrest. We have experience dealing with Aggravated Felony DUIs in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, and various other Cities throughout the state. Call us today at 480-545-0700!